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Forum: Off-Topic 11-17-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 226
Posted By st_o_p
I got an email - presumably by Home Depot -...

I got an email - presumably by Home Depot - offering credit protection. Isn't that the perfect scam - the scammers send emails out in the void with the Home Depot logo offering credit protection. Of...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-13-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,824
Posted By st_o_p
I actually have not tried yet - but will sometime...

I actually have not tried yet - but will sometime next year.
I believe it will work - for a person that is not very big, and you have to select the seats to be narrow. Obviously we don't intend it...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-12-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,824
Posted By st_o_p
If you try to fit 2 child seats + 1 adult on the...

If you try to fit 2 child seats + 1 adult on the back seat, you will know what the width is for :D
Some of us don't want to drive van or SUV just because we have kids...
Forum: Off-Topic 11-11-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,504
Posted By st_o_p
I never buy Kindles with special offers. I'm not...

I never buy Kindles with special offers. I'm not price-sensitive - on the device that is. Now paying $10 for e-book is not something I would do so I figured Amazon deserves to at least get full price...
Forum: Off-Topic 11-10-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,504
Posted By st_o_p
When I open the case on my Paperwhite I go...

When I open the case on my Paperwhite I go straight to the page I was reading - I don't need to touch or swipe anything. But I don't have special offers so don't know about that
Forum: Off-Topic 11-07-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,504
Posted By st_o_p
Yeah, me too. I have a lot of paper books at...

Yeah, me too.
I have a lot of paper books at home - a whole wall of shelves (in fact I have a dedicated office/library room).

But the Kindle has its advantages. BTW if you don't want to pay for...
Forum: Off-Topic 11-06-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,504
Posted By st_o_p
Nice. Let me know what you think of the Voyage...

Nice. Let me know what you think of the Voyage version of the case once you get it. I thought the Voyage has lighting sensor in the back - is that blocked?

I can tell you a story about that case....
Forum: Off-Topic 10-30-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,504
Posted By st_o_p
On the battery life - I always keep my wi-fi off...

On the battery life - I always keep my wi-fi off so can't comment on that. However there is something most people don't know. I used to get terrible battery life on my first few Kindles. I even...
Forum: Off-Topic 10-21-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,504
Posted By st_o_p
But how does it compare to the Paperwhite - if...

But how does it compare to the Paperwhite - if you have used one?
Is it really much better, or about the same?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-15-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 544
Posted By st_o_p
So not sure what you mean by "base model",...

So not sure what you mean by "base model", however I replaced the steering wheel on my 2014 no-line 535 with M-sport one. The new steering wheel came with paddles (which I wasn't looking for), and we...
Forum: Off-Topic 10-15-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 456
Posted By st_o_p
I saw that. Let's hope it is real :thumbup: ...

I saw that. Let's hope it is real :thumbup:

One thing I'm wondering about is they said they announced it now cause they are looking for a partner to develop it. Reall? Lockheed doesn't have the...
Forum: Off-Topic 10-14-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By st_o_p
2 years ago I bought big expensive washer and...

2 years ago I bought big expensive washer and dryer (2 appliances) online. There was shipping cost but very reasonable, no state tax, and they offerred installation for $50 per appliance (one of the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-08-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 483
Posted By st_o_p
Yeah - but maybe if they did focus groups they...

Yeah - but maybe if they did focus groups they would have figured out how to put letters and numbers on one keyboard on the iPad - years ago. And maybe it would have taken them less than 10 years to...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-08-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,507
Posted By st_o_p
It does show in the HUD - at least in MY 2014. ...

It does show in the HUD - at least in MY 2014.
In my car it was showing before I did any coding
Forum: Off-Topic 10-03-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 5,843
Posted By st_o_p
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/03/us/understanding...

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/03/us/understanding-the-risks-of-ebola-and-what-direct-contact-means.html
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-01-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,759
Posted By st_o_p
Yeah, and that makes it half useless in...

Yeah, and that makes it half useless in real-world traffic. Both in bumper-to-bumper where speed is very low but people cut in front of you, and at highway speeds where the distance increases...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-22-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,504
Posted By st_o_p
I might have gone with the Voyage if I was buying...

I might have gone with the Voyage if I was buying right now. Will the difference from Paperwhite be enough to justify the extra $$ ? Most likely not. But I am not price sensitive. On the other hand,...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-19-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,504
Posted By st_o_p
Paperwhite is worth it over the cheaper Kindles....

Paperwhite is worth it over the cheaper Kindles. The backlight makes a huge difference. For one you don't have to worry about ambient light - whether it's light or dark around you doesn't matter, you...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-18-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,504
Posted By st_o_p
I went through a bunch of them. Starting with...

I went through a bunch of them.
Starting with Kindle Touch 2-3 years ago - which was stolen last summer overseas (it was in my backpack). So last fall I bought Kindle Paperwhite 2 - that is a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-18-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 996
Posted By st_o_p
BTW you guys are talking about DVD volume - I...

BTW you guys are talking about DVD volume - I believe when I tested I was playing video from USB stick. Which may be why I wasn't able to put it on the speakers. I'll have to re-test. But I don't...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-18-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,668
Posted By st_o_p
Another minor annoyance is the content of the Nav...

Another minor annoyance is the content of the Nav split screen. If I put the map on the right (the bigger section), then on the left I have a choice of a number of things - but I can only display one...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-17-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 415
Posted By st_o_p
And exactly what groundbreaking features does one...

And exactly what groundbreaking features does one have that the other doesn't? For the average user they are virtually identical (although I'll admit I'm not power user of either).




I have no...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-17-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 511
Posted By st_o_p
I never used that feature on any of my BMWs....

I never used that feature on any of my BMWs. Couldn't figure out the point of it. But I'll be curious to know
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-17-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 996
Posted By st_o_p
Maybe I did something wrong - I only tried it...

Maybe I did something wrong - I only tried it that first time when I was evaluating the system, after that I never tried again. I'll check again sometime (may not be soon)
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-17-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,668
Posted By st_o_p
The E46 had the audio controls on the left and...

The E46 had the audio controls on the left and cruise on the right. I liked it better.
And I agree that we need next/previous track button (or radio station) not just scroll through list.
Also...
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